Absolute Beginner's Guide to Tablet PCs

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Que Publishing, 2004 - Computers - 390 pages
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Whether you use your Tablet PC for work or play, this easy to follow guide gets you going quickly! Using real world scenarios that apply to teachers, students, business professionals, medical professionals, and more,Absolute Beginner's Guide to Tablet PCsshows you how to put Tablet PCs to use in real life. The book shows you the basics for getting your Tablet PCs up and running, then kicks it into high gear and shows you how to put your newfound palmtop power to use! You will also learn how to use Microsoft's new OneNote application to take, store, sort, and share notes with other users.
 

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Contents

Table of Contents
1
What Makes the Tablet PC Special?
2
Introducing the Tablet PC
7
Why the Tablet PC?
19
Usage Scenarios
27
The Construction Supervisor
29
The Attorney
40
Configuring and Using Your Tablet PC
57
Keeping Your Data Safe and Synchronized
183
Data Synchronization
201
Using Other Included and Free Applications
209
PowerToys for Tablet PC
221
InkBall and Other Free Games for the Tablet PC
235
Tablet PC
241
Using Microsoft Office 2003 with the Tablet PC
255
Microsoft OneNote 2003
277

Windows XP Tablet PC Edition Configuration
71
Overall Display Properties
83
Using Included Applications
93
Advanced Windows Journal
111
Using the Tablet PC Input Panel
129
Speech Recognition And Voice Control
145
Data Communication and Protection
165
Extending Your Tablet PC
299
Useful Software
327
Learning Resources for the Tablet PC
357
Quick Reference
367
Microsoft Office 2003 Ink Tools
374
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About the author (2004)

Craig F. Mathews has been an IT professional for more than a decade, a passion that has recently expanded to include entrepreneurship. He is CEO of Toolkits, Inc., which helps organizations align IT capabilities with their business strategy and goals. He is also the founder of TabletGuru.com, a site dedicated to the advancement of the Tablet PC as well as to teaching people how to use them.

A member of Mensa and a Beta Gamma Sigma graduate of UNC's Kenan-Flagler Executive MBA program, Mathews blends business and technical perspectives to create smart, usable tools, and to train and consult. He frequently speaks and consults on topics as varied as IT strategy, homeland security, and leadership principles.

When not writing, Mathews enjoys time with his wife and two sons, Austin and Jameson. He is a pilot, a potter, and a risk junkie. He lives in Raleigh, NC and loves to explore, learn, and experience the joy and freedom God has provided for each of us.

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